3.15 A5 - Buena Vista Park Zone


To allow for programming and public rental space in the historic Yorath House and establish an Environmental Protection Sector in Buena Vista Park. The Environmental Protection Sector includes environmentally sensitive areas that will be preserved in their natural state. The Activity Sector allows for development that is consistent with Council approved Master Plans.

This Zone applies to a portion of Lot 4, Block 6, Plan 1721200, located north of Buena Vista Road in Buena Vista Park, as shown on Appendix I.

Community Uses
5.1. Special Events must comply with Section 6.100.
Commercial Uses
5.2. Minor Indoor Entertainment and Outdoor Entertainment may only be permitted within the Activity Sector, as shown on Appendix I.
Sign Uses
5.3. Signs are limited to On-premises Advertising
5.4. Signs must comply with Section 6.90.
Accessory Uses
5.5. Accessory Uses are limited to those required for the operation, administration, maintenance, customer information and service, temporary storage, and visitor amenities for the principal Use.
5.6. Where developed as an Accessory Use:
5.6.1. Child Care Services, Food and Drink Services, and Indoor Sales and Services are only permitted within the Activity Sector, as shown on Appendix I; and
5.6.2. Child Care Services must comply with Section 6.40.


6.1. No development, except essential drainage infrastructure, is permitted in the Environmental Protection Sector, as shown on Appendix I.
6.2. The maximum Height is 10.0 m.
6.3. Despite Subsection 6 of Section 7.100, the Development Planner may vary the maximum Height where:
6.3.1. features essential to the Use make the regulation unreasonable to comply with; and 
6.3.2. the design of the proposed development seeks to minimize the potential impact to the North Saskatchewan River Valley and Ravine System.
6.4. The Development Planner, in consultation with the City department responsible for ecological planning:
6.4.1. must require an environmental review where specified in an applicable statutory plan
6.4.2. must, where applicable, apply conditions to the Development Permit to ensure that the recommendations resulting from the environmental review are met; and
6.4.3. may refuse a Discretionary Development Permit application if they conclude, through the information collected in Subsection 6.4.1, that the environmental impacts of the proposed development cannot be adequately mitigated to the satisfaction of the Development Planner.
6.5. The Yorath House and associated lands are identified as the Activity Sector on Appendix I
6.6. The Yorath House is a designated Municipal Historic Resource. Alterations and additions must be sympathetic to and compatible with the historic Yorath House to the satisfaction of the Development Planner in consultation with the City department responsible for heritage planning.
6.7. The following standards and guidelines must be applied when reviewing Development Permit applications relating to the Yorath House:
6.7.1. the General Guidelines for Rehabilitation contained in Bylaw 17417, Bylaw to Designate the Yorath House as a Municipal Historic Resource; and
6.7.2. the Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada.


A5 - Buena Vista Park Zone map